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Phaidon Encyclopedia Of Art And Artists

By: (No Author Listed)

Price: $26.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Phaidon Press: 1978

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003084


003084: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Based on the five-volume set that Saturday Review called "the art reference book of the year, " The Phaidon Encyclopedia of Art and Artists provides a comprehensive, convenient and authoritative guide for both student and general reader. The book contains: 1,618 entries * Over 1,000 biographies of painters, sculptors, architects and graphic artists * Separate articles on mo... View more info

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200 Years Of American Sculpture

By: Armstrong, Tom / Craven, Wayne / Feder, Norman / Haskell, Barbara / Krauss, Rosalind E. / Robbins, Daniel / Tucker, Marcia

Price: $42.50

Publisher: David R. Godine And Whitney Museum Of American Art: 1976

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005362


005362: Copy has prior owner's name neatly inscribed in corner of front flyleaf. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: Aboriginal Art * Images of a Nation in Wood, Marble and Bronze: American Sculpture From 1776 to 1900 * The Innocent Eye: American Folk Sculpture * Statues to Sculpture: From the Nineties to the Thirties * Magician's Game: Decades of Transf... View more info

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Metropolitan Seminars In Art: Great Periods In Painting - Portfolio A - Glory And Grandeur

By: Canaday, John

Price: $19.00

Publisher: The Metropolitan Museum Of Art: 1959

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010502


010502: John Canaday, the author, was the Art Editor and Critic for the New York Times. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound (except for archive-taped support in places on the spine) and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Each portfolio is an illustrated class in art appreciation and knowledge, with 12 collectible full-color plates, suitable for framing, in a special pocket envelope attached to the inside front cover. This volume inclu... View more info

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Browning's Italy : A Story Of Italian Life And Art In Browning

By: Clarke, Helen Archibald

Price: $42.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Baker & Taylor Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011309


011309: Spine is somewhat faded, picture on front board is still colored and bright. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. An in-depth look at things in the Italian culture that may have influenced Robert Browning, with many B&W photos and illustrations. : 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 382 pages View more info

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Art Of The Western World (From Ancient Greece To Post - Modernism)

By: Cole, Bruce / Gealt, Adelheid

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Summit Books: 1989

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004030


004030: Introduction by Michael Wood. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In this magnificently illustrated and comprehensive book, readers will take one of the most beautiful journeys our world has to offer: an exploration of the great paintings, sculptures, and buildings of Western art. ... Integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to Western art. ": 8.25 x 10.25 in.: 345 pages View more info

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Art Nouveau (Collector's Style Guide)

By: Haslam, Malcolm

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1988

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003790


003790: "A New Buyer's Guide to the First Modern Art Style 1890 - 1910. Within these pages is a comprehensive introduction to the Art Nouveau period. From enamelled glass to Japanese-influenced posters, this compilation of illuminating essays explores the origins of the most representative items, the places where they were manufactured, and the most prolific artists of the time. Full color and black and white photographs further illustrate Art Nouveau designs in each... View more info

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The Story Of Painting (From Cave Painting To Modern Times)

By: Janson, H. W. / Janson, Dora Jane

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1977

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003800


003800: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy is undated; believe was published in 1977. "65 Full-Page Full-Color Reproductions and 81 Monochromes. While thee primary purpose of the book is to tell the story of painting, it is unusual in that it is also a guide to the enjoyment of pictures. The 146 illustrations of which 65 are color plates - provide a collection of masterpieces that is unique. Included are types of art which only recently have ... View more info

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Renaissance Into Baroque (Italian Master Drawings By The Zuccari, 1550-1600)

By: Mundy, James E. / De Fernandez-Gimenez, Elizabeth Ourusoff

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum: 1989

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003179


003179: "Is the first examination of the art of the brothers Taddeo (1529 - 1566) and Federico (1540/41 - 1609) Zuccaro in North America. It is the first exhibition to be devoted to these very influential Italian masters since the two exhibitions organized by John Gere at the Uffizi in 1966 and the Louvre in 1969." Include 24 pages of color plates plus many black & white art plates throughout the book. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.25 x 11 in.: 315 pages View more info

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The World of Art

By: Payne, Robert

Price: $45.50

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013913


013913: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has light scuffing along edges and spine. Book is in Fine condition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. LCCN #73-157615. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Contains 64 pages of black-and-white illustrations and is indexed. "(This book) casts its view over all the types of art: not only the Western tradition, but the contributions ... View more info

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Framing America (A Social History Of American Art): Second Edition Series

By: Pohl, Frances K.

Price: $61.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2007

Edition: Second Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 009599


009599: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This enlarged vision of American art draws together the many strands of North America's history and visual culture. A tradition once assumed to be mainly European and oriented toward painting and sculpture has been enriched by the inclusion of other media such as ceramics and needlework, as well as the work of previously marginalized groups such as Native Americans, Af... View more info

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The Beauty Of America (In Great American Art)

By: Polley, Robert (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Waukesha, Wisconsin, Country Beautiful Foundation: 1965

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004139


004139: "With selections from the writings of renowned American authors. More than 120 reproductions. " Corners of boards and spine are rubbed. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Introduction by Tracy Atkinson (Director, Milwaukee Art Center) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book: 9.25 x 12.25 in.: 162 pages View more info

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Art of the Byzantine World: Panorama of World Art Series

By: Schug-Wille, Christa (Author) / Hatt, E. M. (Translator)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011413


011413: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Book lists SBN 8109-8020-7 and LCCN# 75-92912 on copyright page. Book is in English; translated from the German by E. M. Hatt. Contains 253 illustrations, including 179 in full color; map; chronological tables. Dustjacket is in excellent condition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The high points are undoubtedly t... View more info

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Design Vienna 1890s - 1930s

By: Skrypzak, Joann / Buenger, Barbara Copeland

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, Elvehjem Museum of Art: 2003

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 010333


010333: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Barbara Buenger traces the development of Viennese modernism from turn-of-the-century Jugendstil (as Art Nouveau was known in German-speaking countries) to early twentieth-century Expressionism, and interwar Art Deco. This exhibition catalogue features 103 fine and decorative art works produced by the Vienna Secession and Wiener Werkst├Ątte movement... View more info

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Treasures Of The Great National Galleries (An Introduction To The Paintings In The Famous Museums Of The Western World)

By: Tietze, Hans

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Phaidon Publishers, Distributed By Garden City Books: 1954

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003802


003802: Boards are dark burgundy cloth with white cloth spine. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 7.25 x 10.5 in.: 424 pages View more info

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The Human Figure (In Art From Prehistoric Times To The Present Day)

By: Wentinck, Charles

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, Livingston Publishing Company: 1971

Store ID: 004449


004449: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 72-167747. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Translated From The French By Eva Cooper. Dustjacket has a well-repaired cut along the top edge, is rough along other edge area, has crease in front flap and has a small soiled area on the back. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Traces the theme of the Human Figure through prehistoric and primitive art, the ... View more info